Dr. Phil S. Moore, Consultant Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist
Curriculum vitae for medico-legal psychological assessments.
Neuropsychology and psychological injury
Dr Moore is a Health-Care Profession Council registered Consultant Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist. He has over twenty years experience of working clinically and previously worked for 15 years within the NHS.His core qualifications include a degree in psychology, post graduate qualifications in mental health and psychotherapy, a doctorate in clinical psychology and a post doctorate qualification in clinical neuropsychology. He has over ten years experience of completing medicolegal expert witness work in all types of brain injury and is Director of medicolegal-psychology-neuropsychology ltd providing expert reports and treatment. He also provides a part-time Consultative role to the Office for the Public Guardian and Court of Protection. In the past he was appointed Consultant neuropsychologist for a multi-national study of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. He started and lead an NHS acquired brain injury/stroke service in North Devon and has worked in both NHS inpatient and NHS community neuro-rehabilitation services in Exeter, Devon. In addition to his NHS work he has held the position of Clinical Lead for the National Autistic Society from 2010-2013. He occasionally guest lectures at the University of Plymouth and University of Exeter Doctorate training programmes. He is editor and author of ‘Neuropsychological Aspects of Brain Injury Litigation: A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians’. He produces approximately 50-60 expert witness neuropsychological reports per year for claimant and defendant.
Medico-legal assessments of
- Neuropsychological assessments following brain injury (mild to severe).
- Clinical Negligence.
- Catastrophic Injury.
- Personal injury
- Psychological injury.
- Mental capacity and CoP.
- Fitness to practice decisions following acquired brain injury.
- Entitlement to pension through psychological/neurological ill-health.
- Psychological injury following an accident (impact & prognosis of brain injury/psychological sequelae/trauma) .
- Assessments of clinical groups including brain jury, stroke, learning disabilities, autism and mental illness.
Moore, P. S. & Johnson, R. (2022) Claimant stress in brain injury litigation. Personal Injury Focus: Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Moore, P. S., Brifcani, S., & Worthington, A. (2021) Neuropsychological Aspects of Brain Injury Litigation: A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians. London: Routledge.
Moore, P. S., Brifcani, S., & Worthington, A.(2021) Formulating Neuropsychological Opinion in Brain Injury Litigation. In P. S. Moore, S. Brifcani, & A. Worthington (Eds.) A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians London: Routledge.
Worthington, A. & Moore, P. S. (2021) Neuropsychological testing in brain injury litigation: A critical part of the Expert Neuropsychological examination. In P. S. Moore, S. Brifcani, & A. Worthington (Eds.) A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians London: Routledge.
Worthington, A. & Moore, P. S (2021) Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Neuropsychological Symptoms. In P. S. Moore, S. Brifcani, & A. Worthington (Eds.) A Medicolegal Handbook for Lawyers and Clinicians. London: Routledge.
Moore, P. S. (2021) EMDR for Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms Following Mild Traumatic brain Injury: A Case Study. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research, 3, 157-166.
Moore, P. S. (2017) Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Neuropsychological Assessment. Psychology Experts October Short Articles.
Moore, P. S. (2014) Post Concussion Syndrome and the Role of the Clinical Psychologist. Clinical Psychology, 257, 35-39.
Moore, P. S. (2012) The Neuropsychology of Autism. The National Autistic Service International Conference, London.
Moore, P. S. (2010) IAPT and the Power of CBT. Clinical Psychology, 216.
Moore, P. S. (2009) Bipolar Disorder and the Effects of Exercise. BABCP International Conference, University of Exeter.
Moore, P. S. (2009) Social Stories or Social Control? Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice.
Moore, P. S. (2007) The Resource Centre: An Innovative Approach to Common Mental Health Problems in Primary Care. Clinical Psychology, 170, 11-15.
Moore, P. S. (2005) Why We Don’t Publish. The Psychologist, 4, 193.
Newnes, C., Blofield, A. & Moore, P. S. (2005) The Writing Group. Clinical Psychology, 48, 26-28.
Moore, P. S. (2005) An Individual Account of the Review Process: Servant and master. Clinical Psychology, 45, 30-32.
Moore, P. S. (2004) The Use of Social Stories In a Psychology Service for Children with Severe Learning Disabilities: A case study of a sleep problem. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 32, 133-138.
Moore, P. S. (2004) Attitudes of Residential Support Workers to Clinical Psychology and its’ Perceived Impact Upon Working Together. Clinical Psychology, 43, 35-39.
EMDR I, II, III training
Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology (Bristol University).
Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology DClinPsy (Exon)
PgCert Primary Mental Health (Plymouth University)
CBT (Staffordshire University)
Counselling Certificate (TCAT)
BSc Psychology and Criminology (Keele University)
Experience of Instructions from:
Treasury Solicitors Department
Mischon de reya
GT Stewart Solicitors
Clarke Wilmot Solicitors
Office of the Public Guardian and CoP
Private Medical Care Registrations:
Correspondence Address by request
Health Care Professions Council Registered PYL25084
Professional Indemnity Cover by Towergate
Dr Phil Moore of medicolegal-psychology-neuropsychology ltd:
Terms and Conditions.
Accurate from 01/02/22 Terms: £210 PH plus vat for neuropsychological assessment. £170 PH plus vat for psychological injury/treatment. Any work following instruction is chargeable. Please note medical record reviews often are undertaken weeks before an assessment and are chargeable. Payment via BACS within 28 days of production of report. Payment details included with automated and emailed invoice through Sage accounting software. Late payment charged at £10 per day. Cases passed to minor claims disputes with 84 days. Additional charges for court appearances, part 35 questions, teleconferences, joint statements, additional letters stating opinion, major edits (excluding typographical errors) and preparation/travel. All fees aim to be reasonable and proportionate. A clear description of the amount of files or pages of reading before instruction to be given, especially if an estimate is required or if the date for disclosure is urgent.